Name: Cedecea Grimont et al. 1981

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Cedecea, arbitrarily derived from the abbreviation CDC. The named was coined by P.A.D. Grimont and F. Grimont for the Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia, where the organisms were originally recognized as a new group and named Enteric Group 15

Type species: Cedecea davisae Grimont et al. 1981

Valid publication: Grimont PAD, Grimont F, Farmer Iii JJ, Asbury MA. Cedecea davisae gen. nov., sp. nov. and Cedecea lapagei sp. nov., new Enterobacteriaceae from clinical specimens. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1981; 31:317-326.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Enterobacteriaceae (ex Rahn 1937) Ewing et al. 1980

Assigned by: Grimont PAD, Grimont F, Farmer Iii JJ, Asbury MA. Cedecea davisae gen. nov., sp. nov. and Cedecea lapagei sp. nov., new Enterobacteriaceae from clinical specimens. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1981; 31:317-326.

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